SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwired - Nov 28, 2013) - International Road Dynamics Inc. (IRD.TO) (IRD) announced today that it has received a CDN$1.74 Million contract to provide a Weigh-in-Motion (WIM) sorter system for a new Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Facility (CVEF) near Mountain Pass, California. This system will be used by enforcement personnel to select and direct commercial vehicles into the CVEF.
IRD will supply an integrated system including its industry-leading Single Load Cell (SLC) WIM scales and advanced iSINC Controller Electronics. A total of sixteen SLC scales will be installed in a double-threshold configuration at the Mountain Pass CVEF site. The double-threshold configuration includes two full lane-width WIM scales at the advance, sorter and slow-speed ramp locations to achieve the highest level of WIM accuracy possible. The system includes an image-capture camera system and operator interface to assist enforcement personnel to identify and track vehicles as they travel through the CVEF. IRD will also supply a static scale system to weigh trucks that are signaled to report to the weigh station for further inspection.
The Mountain Pass CVEF is the most recent site IRD has provided to the California Transportation System ("Caltrans") within the last five years. Other Caltrans CVEF projects recently received by IRD include: Gilroy (2008); Solano (2012) and Livermore (2013).
Mr. Terry Bergan, IRD's President and CEO commented, "We continue to diversify our revenues streams by utilizing our industry-leading proprietary systems and technologies in innovative new customer solutions. We are also pleased to be increasing our installed base in California and enhancing our long-term relationship with Caltrans."
IRD is a highway traffic management technology company specializing in supplying products and systems to the global Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) industry. IRD is a North American company based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada with sales and service offices throughout the United States and overseas. Private corporations, transportation agencies and highway authorities around the world use IRD's products and advanced systems to manage and protect their highway infrastructures.
IRD is listed on the TSX - trading symbol - IRD